PHOTOS: Tidewater Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony at the Oceanfront

Posted at 10:35 AM, Nov 11, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-12 17:04:39-05

Virginia Beach, Va. – The Hampton Roads Council of Veterans Organizations is paying tribute to all the men and women who have served and protected our country and fought for our freedom.

This year’s Veterans Day activities kicked off Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 with a parade beginning at 9 a.m. at 16th Street and Atlantic Avenue, and ending at the Tidewater Veterans Memorial at 19th Street, across from the Virginia Beach Convention Center.

The city of Virginia Beach has been hosting the Veterans Day parade since 1970, and the event is sponsored by the Hampton Roads Council of Veterans Organizations and Co-sponsored this year by the Fleet Reserve Association.